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Ilkhanid Illustration
Great Mongol (Demotte) Shāh-Nāmeh
Chapter 15 - Gushtasp
Isfandiyar demands the kingdom from his father Gushtasp
Tabriz, c.1335



Picture source

Florence, Villa I Tatti, Berenson Collection
Title of Work: Shahnama (Great Mongol)
Manuscript: Ms. II. 1
Chapter 15 - Gushtasp (120 years)
Scene: Isfandiyar demands the kingdom from his father Gushtasp
Dimensions (h x w): 230 x 290 mm
Format: Stepped within borders
Reconstructed Folio: 143r
Gregorian Date: 1335 (circa)
School: Tabriz
Ownership: Bernard Berenson, Ex-Demotte, 1913.
Patron: Ghiyath al-Din Muhammad
Folios extant in ms.: 1
Columns x Rows: 6 x 21
Page Size (h x w): 430 x 310 mm
Text Size (h x w): x 290 mm
Script: Naskh
Source: Shahnama Project

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